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, that is the foundation for balancing our budget. it is way too easy to demagogue this. i have listened to obama and romney who have both demagogued and misrepresented the facts. i do not regard people getting government benefits as moochers. if we do not address it, it will not be long before we are greece. >> the government has to honor its commitments. we need to honor commitments we made our seniors, and that is why i say, let me be clear, no one over the age of 40 should see their benefits cut or their taxes increase. promises were made by government and promises need to be kept. we need to make sure that all happens, and i believe there is bipartisan support to do that. nobody is going to watch social security fail. >> the promises were made to secure the votes of people over 65. since world war ii we have been doing it. it is a $60 trillion unfunded liability, and are we going to solve the problem? will we ignore it? and if we ignore it, god help the united states of america. >> recently at the national convention, republicans called for a constitutional amendment banning all abortions wi
. but if you ask people on the street, they have a very different reading of the feelings of obama to israel. >> i had taken the position up until recently that israel should not be an issue in the race because the parties are both supportive of israel. it should relate to the domestic issues where there is clear cleavage between the two. that has been my position. that anyone can rightly say that president obama is the best president. i think reagan was. i think second bush was. ut he's acceptable in my judgment. i hope to change him. i talk to people, they know my views. i am not reluctant. i tell them exactly what i think. and i have never believed in the conversations because they always appeared interesting. maybe i am just somebody else, but they will appear. we occasionally make errors. i am not bad at this stuff. i have made very clear where i am. there is further support of israel, there was a magnificent speech at the un in support of israel. he kept the palestinian authority from getting independent states opposed by the un. he has done wonderful things and i give him the credit f
two questions back to you. what is the percentage of coverage? i think ellis' point -- have both sides been addressed? >> i would say for the left, it has been big. there was some coverage concerning the obama administration trying to change the regulations for veterans, and they basically wanted to give the voting rights of veterans -- they wanted to make them the same as everyone else, and that caused an uproar. >> 5% of the coverage? >> it is small, but it is rising. >> wcbs news radio. pre-election polss. i eat -- polls. i have been wondering why they need to know why they -- need to know how other people will vote. why do we report preelection polls? >> i think it is a way we engage the narrative of the race, but i think you are right and that it affects voters. i was in virginia, talking to people in prince william county, and republicans who voted for mccain were saying, "i do not know if romney is going to win." a sense of not wanting to vote for a loser. it does affect some voters. >> on the other hand, it can be a moment -- earlier in the election cycle, where you say that gu
to thwart statehood. that is something obama has not received enough credit for. within a year, we have both a jewish congresspersons, one saying opposite things. your party would do better in the white house for israel. >> i certainly believe so. it is a very critical period. small things can mean an awful lot when the president has not minister, has made outrageous claims. these have consequences. heri think some of the arab states right now -- these are big blunders. >> you mean the boldest of the arab states? >> that daylight between israel and the united states. this is an administration of a great deal of rhetoric. let's look to the actions. >> that is an interesting point, congressman. there are people that say, it doesn't matter if there are nice photo ops. but does it matter what president obama is eating in jerusalem? >> it does matter. >> would you measure military support with the diplomatic aid? he may not love is real. >> i am not asking obama if he in the best interests of the united states to support that relationship that every president has done. does he believe in order to
did in two. and we have been winning those cases. >> thursday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first debate. watch and engage with c-span, followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00. on c-span, both candidates on screen, the entire debate. following, your reactions, calls, and tweets. follow our live coverage online. >> see the first presidential debate thursday night. watch and engage. in a few moments, a debate between the senate -- the candidates for senate in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren. in about one hour, a debate between the candidates for senate in nebraska. after that, we will re-air the interview with former presidential candidate ross perot. several live events to tell you about tomorrow. here on c-span, the new america foundation hosts a discussion on the role of money in the campaign. that is at 12:15 p.m. eastern. just before that, the urban institute looks at what hap -- at what may happen to individual taxes if congress does not address the fiscal cliff. later, arne duncan speaks with the national press club on the state of educ
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